The Viessmann Group will build a new plant in Legnica producing high-efficiency heat pumps. The investment is to cost over EUR 200 million. The construction is scheduled to be completed in 2023.
On Thursday, the foundation stone for the construction of a heat pump factory was ceremonially buried. The prime minister took part in this event Mateusz Morawiecki. The head of government said that the investment would contribute to the development of the Legnica region.
The Viessmann Group announced in a press release that it is building a new headquarters for its largest Climate Solutions department in Legnica, Poland. The construction is scheduled to be completed in 2023. 1,700 people are to find employment in the new location in the future.
A new heat pump factory in Legnica
The Prime Minister emphasized that the investment will be carried out by a family company that has been involved for many years in the creation of innovative products in the energy sector and in the wider area of industrial investments. – This is the Viessmann company, which has been present in Poland for decades. The cooperation is going very well – said Mateusz Morawiecki.
The head of government, referring to the number of new jobs that will be created thanks to the construction of the factory, emphasized that “this is great news for the inhabitants of Legnica, the entire former Legnica voivodeship, Legnica subregion, and the entire Dolnośląskie voivodeship”.
As he said, the investment “will determine the future of the development of this region, the Legnica region”.
Mateusz Morawiecki assessed that it was a response to politics Russialeading to disagreement and uncertainty, there are more innovative, green and energy-efficient investments. In his opinion, such investments “tell our geopolitical adversaries from the East that we will not let them intimidate them.”
The Prime Minister emphasized that thanks to the products manufactured in the new factory of the Viessmann Group, Poles’ energy bills could be lower.
In the opinion of the head of the government, Poland is becoming a center for the development of heat pumps, energy-saving technologies, highly advanced technologies and innovative products that are to be used to reduce electricity bills and to protect the environment and protect the wallets of Europeans and Poles.
– Today more and more often ecological equals economic, i.e. what is favorable for the natural environment, at the same time it leads to a reduction in electricity bills, energy bills and this is what this factory will serve, (…) precisely to ensure that the bills of Poles, the bills of all Europeans were lower, because the most modern heat pumps in the world will be produced here, said Morawiecki.
The Prime Minister also emphasized that the investment in Legnica is another proof that cooperation between the government and local government administration and investors is running smoothly.
Morawiecki emphasized that the government would do everything to attract investors who would create new jobs and for the Polish economy to develop in a sustainable manner.
The Viessmann Group is a German company that is a provider of sustainable solutions in the field of air conditioning (heating, cooling, water and air quality) and renewable energy.
It is a leading international producer of heating, industrial and cooling systems.
The company was founded in 1917. As we read on the company’s website, it currently employs over 12,000 people. employees. The Viessmann Group is present in 74 countries.
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